Mattoon, Illinois Police and Jail Information

Mattoon is a city in Coles County, Illinois. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 10.31 square miles (26.70 sq. km). The City of Mattoon had a population of approximately 18,555 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Mattoon, Illinois is Timothy D. Gover. Timothy D. Gover can be contacted at (217) 234-4633.

Timothy D. Gover, Mayor
Mattoon City Mayor’s Office
City of Mattoon
Mattoon City Hall
208 North 19th St
Mattoon, Illinois 61938
Phone: (217) 234-4633
Fax: (217) 258-6435
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Mattoon City Mayor

Mattoon, Illinois Jail and Mugshot Information

Violent crime rate in 2018 Mattoon: 326.0 U.S. Average: 207.3
Violent crime rate in 2017 Mattoon: 284.2 U.S. Average: 215.2

Facts about crime in Mattoon, Illinois:

  • The overall crime rate in Mattoon is 17% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.85 daily crimes that occur in Mattoon.
  • Mattoon is safer than 28% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Mattoon you have a 1 in 47 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Mattoon has decreased by 13%.

Mattoon, Illinois Police Station Information

Mattoon Police Department

The Mattoon Police Department has 45 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 19,012 people.

Jason Taylor, Chief of Police
Mattoon Police Department
1710 Wabash Avenue
Mattoon, IL 61938
Phone: (217) 258-7901
Fax: (217) 258-6715
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Mattoon Police
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Mattoon, Illinois City or County Jail Information

Coles County Jail Information

The physical location of the jail is:

Coles County Jail
701 7th St
Charleston, IL 61920
Phone: (217) 348-7332

Coles County Jail Visitations Hours:

Tuesday, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m., 12 p.m. – 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Wednesday, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. and 12 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Thursday, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. and 12 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Friday, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. and 12 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Saturday, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Coles County Jail Visitations
Coles County Jail

Police Records Request in Mattoon, Illinois

Police records can be obtained from the Records Department of the Mattoon Police Department during normal business hours. Requests may be made completing the fillable/printable Police FOIA Request form which can be mailed, faxed or delivered in–person.

Mattoon FOIA Form

The location and reports request contact information is as follows:

Attn: Debbie Prater or Heather Smith, FOIA Officer
Mattoon Police Department – Records Department
1710 Wabash Avenue
Mattoon, IL 61938
Fax: (217) 258-6715
Email: foiaofficer@mattoonillinois.org
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Mattoon Police FOIA Request

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